The title is a bit misleading.
With just under three weeks until graduation and one take home to finish up tomorrow, I have concluded that there is no one formula to follow for succeeding in law school. My friends and I have each developed our own approaches for studying, preparing, and surviving in law school.
I couldn’t let this day go by without posting.
Tonight, I have my last substantive class in law school. Next week, two classes meet, but both will be review sessions.
So, at 7:35 p.m. tonight, I will be done with law school classes. All that’s left is a few exams.
“Lately it occurs to me, [...]
Tonight, I finish up the 7th of 8 semesters (plus a summer) in law school. For all you kids out there thinking of doing law school at night… for FOUR years… rethink it. Seriously. If you can go full-time just do it. Going at night is rewarding and helpful for reducing debt, continuing to accumulate [...]
My advice for prospective law students has changed.
In my first year, I told people considering law school the hard work is worth it because of the opportunities law school gives you in the future. Now, I lead with: law school isn’t what you think.
These are some things I think are myths about law [...]
Ethan Haines is on a hunger strike. As the self-appointed spokesman for all law students, he is “disillusioned by law school employment statistics, commercial school rankings, and antiquated career counseling programs.”
Evidently, he’s “being the change” he wants to see. (What does that even mean anyway? I want my law school [...]
Have I told you my new favorite joke?
Most don’t find it funny.
Frankly, I love it.
I crack myself every time I tell it. That’s probably because I’ve never been much of a joke teller and this one qualifies more as a witty rejoin than full on joke.
Anyway, goes something like this…
Pardon my ending of our recent hiatus with a bit of whining…
Sometimes the accumulated fatigue of working full-time and going to law school part-time catches up with you and you need a day off. This normal mental health breather is to be expected.
Other times school and work stand in direct conflict. Even when [...]